SK0062 : Path on top of The Roaches

taken 24 days ago, near to Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Path on top of The Roaches
Path on top of The Roaches
The Roaches are probably named from the French "rochers" for rocks. They form dramatic rock formations and rise in two tiers from a pine belt, while below are the distinctive gulleys and gritstone rock faces of Five Clouds. Climbing routes have such names as The Mincer, Crack of Gloom and Death Knoll. The Roaches syncline has successive layers of grit and sandstone.

This view is at the top of some steps from the lower tier up to the upper tier. There are fine views to the west in the direction of the Cheshire Plain. The path leads on to Doxey Pool.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Paths  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0056 6253 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.5938N 1:59.5848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0055 6249
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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